Search Results: "Madelyn Alt"


BOOK REVIEW

A WITCH IN TIME by Madelyn Alt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 6, 2010

"Maggie's sixth (Where There's a Witch, 2009, etc.) is for those who like a little mystery with their romance."
Though Maggie O'Neill isn't overly impressed by her witchlike powers, she can't help but be pleased when a little voice in her ear helps solve a murder. Read full book review >

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HOME FOR A SPELL by Madelyn Alt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"Fans of Alt's Bewitching Mysteries will enjoy an unanticipated ending along with the eminently predictable continuing romance."
Maggie O'Neill's search for a new apartment in Stony Mill, Ind., leads her to yet another murder. Read full book review >

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ALT ED by Catherine Atkins
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2003

"Otherwise, a complex and stellar work. (Fiction. YA)"
Atkins (When Jeff Comes Home, 2002) offers an anxious and tender story, excellently written on a theme of peer acceptance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 21, 2013

"Lively tips and practical advice pinned to a presentation of emerging digital technologies."
Information Technology and marketing guru Joel (Six Pixels of Separation: Everyone Is Connected. Connect Your Business to Everyone, 2010) lays out his vision for how businesses and individuals must re-organize themselves to make it in the upcoming upgrade of the digital world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NANNY X by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"A fun and funny blend of Spy Kids and Mary Poppins. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Lots of nannies are special; this one is a special agent. Read full book review >

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CANARY IN THE COAL MINE by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Endearing and original, if a bit long and drawn-out. (Historical fantasy. 8-12)"
The challenges of the coal-mining life from a working canary's point of view. Read full book review >

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THE ARCHITECT WHO COULDN'T SING by J. D.  Alt
Released: Nov. 22, 2011

"A crusading novel that blends architectural elements with the beauty of nature to evoke the benefits of sustainable development."
A young man receives a mysterious letter and map from the father he once thought dead in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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NANNY X RETURNS by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Readers will join Alison in hoping for more cases to come their way. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Is Nanny X of the Nanny Action Patrol too old for the spy game? Read full book review >

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HOW TO BEHAVE AT A TEA PARTY by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Fizzy and sweet if not exactly groundbreaking. (Picture book. 3-6)"
With such a mischievous little brother, what's a young hostess to do? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOW TO BEHAVE AT A DOG SHOW by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"An entertaining but somewhat frantic tale, illustrating that homemade fun often wins over 'official' competition. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Siblings Julia and Charles take their bulldog, Rexie, to a dog show in this sequel to How to Behave at a Tea Party (2014).Read full book review >

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DREAM BOY by Mary Crockett
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2014

"Hits the chick-lit and romance buttons, adding suspense and an intriguing idea as well for nicely rounded entertainment. (Paranormal romance. 12-18)"
The worlds of dreams and reality mix in chem class. Read full book review >

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TREE! by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Ingenuous and sweet. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
On the Jewish holiday of Tu B'Shevat, the birthday of the trees, Joni strives to create a celebration befitting her old majestic tree. Read full book review >